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Lesson Four  The United States and East Asia Mr. Reidy
Today’s Agenda
Recap <ul><li>American’s decision to keep the Philippines reflected a desire to: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>expand its influenc...
War and Peace in the Philippines <ul><li>Please answer the following questions with no more than two other people  next to...
 
Press the box above to participate 3. Why did hostilities erupt in the Philippines after the Spanish-American War?
The United States Pursues Interests in China <ul><li>By 1899, once-mighty China had fallen into political, economic, and m...
The United States Pursues Interests in China <ul><li>The U.S. did not have a zone, and American trade in China was threate...
Tensions Rise Between American and Japan <ul><li>Like the U.S., Japan wanted to expand its influence in China. </li></ul><...
Tensions Rise Between American and Japan <ul><li>Roosevelt Settles the Russo-Japanese War </li></ul><ul><ul><li>1905 – rep...
The Great White Fleet Sets Sail <ul><li>Roosevelt used diplomacy to ease tensions in Japan </li></ul><ul><li>To keep in ch...
Writing Groups <ul><li>In groups of two or three, please answer this question into two 3-5 sentence paragraphs. </li></ul>...
Today’s Agenda
Review <ul><li>How did the United States extend its influence in Asia? </li></ul>
Homework <ul><li>Find at least two primary sources (one written document and one visual source, like a postcard) from the ...
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  1. 1. Lesson Four The United States and East Asia Mr. Reidy
  2. 2. Today’s Agenda
  3. 3. Recap <ul><li>American’s decision to keep the Philippines reflected a desire to: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>expand its influence </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>compete with European colonial powers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>gain new trade in Asia </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Imperialism in East Asia brought greater power and wealth to Americans, but it also increased international tensions in Asia. </li></ul>
  4. 4. War and Peace in the Philippines <ul><li>Please answer the following questions with no more than two other people next to you . Each person must answer the questions. </li></ul>
  5. 6. Press the box above to participate 3. Why did hostilities erupt in the Philippines after the Spanish-American War?
  6. 7. The United States Pursues Interests in China <ul><li>By 1899, once-mighty China had fallen into political, economic, and military disarray. </li></ul><ul><li>China was easy pickings </li></ul><ul><li>Rather than compete for Chinese trade, Britain, France, Germany, and Russia carved China into distinct spheres of influence. </li></ul><ul><li>What is a sphere of influence? </li></ul>
  7. 8. The United States Pursues Interests in China <ul><li>The U.S. did not have a zone, and American trade in China was threatened </li></ul><ul><li>U.S. Sec. of State John Hay attempted to persuade foreign diplomats in 1899. </li></ul><ul><li>The U.S. intervenes in the Boxer Rebellion : Chinese nationalist group challenged the west, “foreign devils.” </li></ul><ul><li>How did the U.S. protect its commercial interests in China? </li></ul>
  8. 9. Tensions Rise Between American and Japan <ul><li>Like the U.S., Japan wanted to expand its influence in China. </li></ul><ul><li>Japan disapproved of the European “carve-up” </li></ul><ul><li>Japanese attacked Russian’s Pacific fleet at Port Author, China </li></ul><ul><li>The Japanese and the Russians had a series of conflicts, more than 100,000 casualties. </li></ul>
  9. 10. Tensions Rise Between American and Japan <ul><li>Roosevelt Settles the Russo-Japanese War </li></ul><ul><ul><li>1905 – rep’s from each country go to Portsmouth, New Hampshire to negotiate </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>President Theodore Roosevelt (McKinley assassinated in 1901) won the Nobel Peace Prize for urging peace. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Roosevelt’s actions reflected America’s growing role in world affairs </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Anti-Asian Prejudice Troubles Relations </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“Gentlemen’s Agreement” – end segregation of Asian student in the school board and Japan limited emigration of its citizens to the U.S. </li></ul></ul>
  10. 11. The Great White Fleet Sets Sail <ul><li>Roosevelt used diplomacy to ease tensions in Japan </li></ul><ul><li>To keep in check Japan’s territorial expansion and make a point, the Great White Fleet (armada of 16 U.S. white battleships) was sent around the world. </li></ul>
  11. 12. Writing Groups <ul><li>In groups of two or three, please answer this question into two 3-5 sentence paragraphs. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>How do you think the Japanese felt about the U.S. warships visit? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What did the voyage of the Great White Fleet demonstrate to the rest of the world? Does the U.S. still show its presence to the world? How? </li></ul></ul>
  12. 13. Today’s Agenda
  13. 14. Review <ul><li>How did the United States extend its influence in Asia? </li></ul>
  14. 15. Homework <ul><li>Find at least two primary sources (one written document and one visual source, like a postcard) from the Great White Fleet. </li></ul><ul><li>Use your sources in a three-paragraph essay, answering the following question: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>What was the significance of the Great White Fleet to American Imperialism? Use your sources to help you answer the question. </li></ul></ul>
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